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Contact Name: Mariel Harrison

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Trill Farm
Musbury
Axminster
Devon
EX13 8TU

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Art of Soap Making at Trill Farm
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Art of Soap Making at Trill Farm
Devon - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£249
“There is so much more to soap making then learning to make a bar of soap”. Romy Fraser This course will inspire both the soap-making beginner as well as those who want to dive deeper into this fascinating craft. We start from ‘first principles’ and explore the origins of soap making – the processes and first materials used to make soap. Our journey will then lead us into the plant-world, as we explore the properties of plants and essential oils for enhancing soap. Practicing the art and science of soap...
Basket Making: Round Willow Baskets at Trill Farm
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Basket Making: Round Willow Baskets at Trill Farm
Devon - Next course on 23rd October 2019
£90
This day long course will take you through the process of making a round bottomed willow basket with finger handles. We will use buff and white willow to produce a beautiful basket with many practical uses. This course is best suited to those that have had some basic experience of with working with willow. Course Leader - Mollie Butters Mollie is a long standing educator of children, young people and adults. Through her work in outdoor education and creativity she likes to foster a work space which encourages personal development...
Creative Writing Retreat
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Creative Writing Retreat
Devon - Next course on 16th October 2019
£450
“The main thing is to write for the joy of it. Cultivate a work-lust that imagines its haven like your hands at night dreaming the sun in the sunspot of a breast. You are fasted now, light-headed, dangerous. Take off from here.” (Seamus Heaney, Station Island) Join Sarah Acton, poet-in-residence for the Jurassic Coast for a residential writing retreat at Trill Farm. Enjoy 4 nights’ accommodation in our eco-guesthouse with delicious organic breakfasts, lunches and dinners provided allowing you the time to concentrate on your writing with a series of...
Distilling Essential Oils
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Distilling Essential Oils
Devon - Next course on 28th September 2019
£295
As the summer turns to autumn, and the beech trees already begin to get tipped with yellow, it is an excellent time to visit the plant world and to harvest some of the fruits from the summer just gone by. By 'fruits' we should include not just the juicy apples and the ripening rosehips, but also the aromatic essences that have matured in the warmth of July and August. We will delve into the realm of essential oils - we will distil oils from several plants and explore ways that...
Do It Yourself DIY workshop
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Do It Yourself DIY workshop
Devon - Next course on 23rd November 2019
£85
Learn the basics of Do-It-Yourself at this one-day workshop with in the Trill Farm wood workshop. Perfect for beginners for all those annoying jobs around the house that you feel you should be able to tackle... if only you knew how. We know it's frustrating to wait for jobs to be done, and how much tradespeople can charge for them! And we understand it can be a bit daunting to head for a wall with a power drill. This is an enjoyable hands on workshop that covers many of the...
Herbal medicine
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Herbal medicine
Devon - Next course on 25th October 2019
£295
Join renowned herbalist Anne McIntyre on a journey of discovery as she guides you to identify and forage wild herbs, understand their medicinal properties and uses, and share the skills to create and take home a range of herbal remedies for your health and wellbeing. This course consists of four weekends (Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter) to provide you with knowledge and skills to use the extraordinary resources of the medicinal plants growing around you throughout the year. This course is open to anyone with an interest in knowing more...
Living nutrition
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Living nutrition
Devon - Next course on 6th December 2019
£295
Learn to nourish your body for health and vitality throughout the year with award-winning chef and medicinal nutritionist Daphne Lambert on our practical and educational weekend retreats at Trill. Held seasonally throughout the year, each weekend builds up a complete picture on how to harmonise your diet with the changing seasons, with each one on a different aspect of health - digestion, the circulatory system, immunity and the importance of water; and on the current seasonal foods in the garden, and growing wild on the farm. You will forage across...
Singing retreat
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Singing retreat
Devon - Next course on 6th November 2019
£145
Join Melissa James for a mid-week retreat where we each give focus to our voices in a group setting with likeminded others. Taking a mindful approach to our practise, we will journey into a world of sound using our voices. There is no need for any formal musical training and no need to read music. We will work entirely by ear - led by our hearts. Guided by the group participants, Melissa will encourage the exploration of sound intuitively and meditatively. We will sing short phrases, layering with harmonies and...
Slojd Scandinavian Green Woodwork
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Slojd Scandinavian Green Woodwork
Devon - Next course on 5th October 2019
£185
A comprehensive two day course with full-time green woodworker Sharif Adams, exploring traditional carving techniques from Scandinavia. Using primarily just two tools; the axe and the knife, tools which humans have used for thousands of years, you will be guided through three projects over the two days. The focus of the course will be on how to use the tools safely and efficiently, providing you with a solid foundation for further practice at home. You will learn about the different properties of a variety of timbers before harvesting material directly...
Willow weaving - Christmas decorations
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Willow weaving - Christmas decorations
Devon - Next course on 20th November 2019
£85
Learn to make your own personalised festive decorations and take home your creations. We will teach you all the skills and techniques you need, using willow from Trill's own plantation. You will make willow wreaths for your door, beautiful stars for your tree or to hang, and unique and unusual tree toppers in a range of designs. Bring warm clothing, an apron and notebook. All other tools and willow will be provided, and each step explained by your tutor Richard Kerwood of Windrush Willows. Course Leader - Richard Kerwood Richard...